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Astronauts, quantums, and mainframes, oh my! Day 3 recap from IBM Think 2018

Yesterday, Wednesday, kicked off Day 3 of the IBM Think conference in Las Vegas, and it was another day jam-packed with exciting and illuminating activities. The morning started at the Modern Infrastructure campus, where veteran astronaut, venture capital adviser and former IBM Product Manager Steven Smith took the stage to share an inspirational account of […]

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Three IBM Z security insights from Think 2018

The data breach threat is real. Recent high-profile breaches have focused boardroom attention on this issue. Data breaches are expensive, costing $3.6 million on average[1]. And they’re increasingly likely: an organization has a 28 percent chance of being breached in the next 24 months.[2] To stay out of the data breach headlines, organizations require security […]

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Big bets on infrastructure innovation: Day 2 recap from Think 2018

Tuesday at IBM Think built on the excitement of Day 1, with even more amazing announcements and eye-opening stories from our clients! The day kicked off with Ginni Rometty’s Chairman’s Address, which highlighted how IBM and our clients are putting smart to work. Ginni professed that we’re at a critical inflection point at the intersection […]

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The best and the brightest: “Thinking big” in the cloud

Greetings from Las Vegas at the first IBM Think Conference!  Although this is my first Think conference (and more about the differences later) I am a veteran of IBM Innovate, InterConnect and IOD among others.  The thing I enjoy most about these conferences is the chance to learn from SMEs and brilliant industry leaders who […]

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Think 2018 is officially here! Day 1 recap from Las Vegas

Yesterday was the official start to Think 2018, and can I just say: WOW!!! This completely new approach to IBM events is seriously blowing me away. Monday started with the OpenPOWER Summit. For those who are unfamiliar, the OpenPOWER Foundation is an open technical community based on IBM Power Systems architecture. Member companies like IBM, […]

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Who do you trust with your IT security?

Security is a word that’s used to cover many aspects of IT, and it’s a top concern for organizations today, but there’s another important word related to the vendors of IT security products and solutions that safeguard your business: trust. Securing your business data and applications from malicious access or tampering rests on trust in […]

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Systems social media + IBM Think 2018 = The technology event you can’t miss

IBM Think, in its inaugural year, is a conference where the brightest minds will gather to help make businesses work smarter. IBM Systems will be there at the center of the Modern Infrastructure Campus, where you’ll find dozens of learning sessions, think tanks, certifications, networking and more. Whether you’re attending Think in person or following […]

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Join us for IBM Z and LinuxONE education at SHARE Sacramento

Event season is in motion! If you’re an IT professional looking for education opportunities, this time of year can be busy. Organizations with an infrastructure built on IBM Z and LinuxONE technologies are excited about the upcoming SHARE conference in Sacramento, California. SHARE is a volunteer-run IT association that provides education, professional networking and industry […]

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IBM Z and healthcare: when data protection is crucial to your business

IBM’s “Big Iron” mainframe immediately conjures up images: rock solid, dependable,  security-rich—everything you might want and need in a platform. Is it any surprise that so many top companies rely on IBM Z, the new modern mainframe? These industries depend on the stability of the platform—in fact, they bet their business on it.  They know […]

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